Open de Baleares

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This article is about the former European Tour golf tournament, which ran from 1988 to 1995. For the former European Tour event, that was titled as the Turespana Masters Open Baleares in 1998, see Turespana Masters.
Open de Baleares
Tournament information
Location Mallorca, Spain
Established 1988
Tour(s) European Tour
Format Stroke play
Final year 1995
Tournament record score
Aggregate 269 Seve Ballesteros (1990)
269 Magnus Persson (1990)
269 Barry Lane (1994)
To par −19 (as above)
Final champion
New Zealand Greg Turner

The Open de Baleares was a European Tour golf tournament which was played annually from 1988 to 1995. It had five names in eight years. It was staged at various courses on Majorca, the largest of the Balearic Islands of Spain. The most notable winner was five times major championship winner Seve Ballesteros, who won three of the first five events. The prize fund in sterling terms peaked at £302,670 in 1993 and by 1995 it was down to £246,023, which was one of the smallest on the European Tour that year.


Year Winner Country Score To par Margin
of victory
Turespaña Open de Baleares
1995 Greg Turner  New Zealand 274 −14 2 strokes Italy Costantino Rocca
1994 Barry Lane  England 269 −19 2 strokes England Jim Payne
Turespaña Iberia Open de Baleares
1993 Jim Payne  England 277 −11 Playoff Sweden Anders Gillner
Turespaña Open de Baleares
1992 Seve Ballesteros  Spain 277 −11 Playoff Sweden Jesper Parnevik
Open de Baleares
1991 Gavan Levenson  South Africa 282 −6 1 stroke England Steven Richardson
Open Renault de Baleares
1990 Seve Ballesteros  Spain 269 −19 Playoff Sweden Magnus Persson
1989 Ove Sellberg  Sweden 279 −9 2 strokes Zimbabwe Mark McNulty
Spain José María Olazábal
Wales Philip Parkin
Mallorca Open De Baleares
1988 Seve Ballesteros  Spain 272 −16 6 strokes Spain José María Olazábal

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